Web Feature Service (WFS) specification. This is an open specification for serving geographic features over the Web.

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Looking for WFS component for c# client

I have to retrieve data from FME server for use in a C# project, and thought that WFS would be a good format, since it has native support in FME and returns features and geometry. However, I can't ...
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OpenLayers on a Tablet running Win 8 - WFS and Doubleclick-Zoom and Zoom-gesture doesn´t work

we have our Website (OpenLayers/GeoServer with WMS and WFS) tested on mobile devices (Android mobile, iPhone, iPad and a tablet running Win 8). On the Android and Apple devices this page works fine, ...
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Empty FeatureCollection using TinyOWS and OpenLayers

I'm using TinyOWS and OpenLayers following this sample but when I open the page I can't see anything. I suppose that is becouse I get an empty FeatureCollection from the response server ...
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How can I show a interactive map?

I am trying to develop a web app like this. That is, I want to show a map with points and when the users clicks on a point, it should display some information about it. Can I do that with TinyOWS? ...
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Understanding WFS Metadata

I get the concept of what a WFS is supposed to accomplish and how it does it however I can't seem to find any clear insight into how it handles feature metadata. GeoJSON has a properties attribute for ...
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WFS protocol - Update method

I have a question related to the Update method, in case the feature doesn't exists, the update method will generate a new feature? (i.e. will behave as Insert)? Or maybe, in contrast, an insertion ...
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Intergraph Geomedia WFS Read-Write Connection works?

I'm using Qgis server to share my project via WFS "Editar" layer must be editable. It works fine in Qgis, but In Geomedia (version 06.01.11.13) even selecting read-write connection I can't edit ...
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How to Update Multiple Fields of one Layer Using WFS Service

Trying to update two fields of a shapefile using a WFS update service published from GeoServer 2.4.3 with OpenLayers 2.13.1. I have a JavaScript with all the OpenLayers fun and a HTML document with ...
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Editing WFS with max feature limit in QGis

I'm serving a large layer (500 thousand polygons) using Geoserver WFS and what to be able to edit it using QGis. I've set a feature limit on the layer so I wont overload GeoServer with the request. I ...
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Issue with a point insertion into a Geoserver points layer. WFS-T

How is the best way to insert a feature from the client side into an existing GeoServer layer? Maybe using an ajax call and JSONP? Or OpenLayers (i can't figure out how to have the proxy working)? ...
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WFS-T demo with local Geoserver not responding

i have installed the geoserver in my local system and i tried to run the example code from openlayers the code as below <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta ...
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Printing possible for openlayers GeoJson WFS with Mapfish printing service and wkhtmltopdf?

I searched lots of places but I couldn't find proper examples or documentation to do printing using Mapfish Printing service or Wkhtmltopdf. My application has a few WFS layers from openlayers and ...
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Geomedia WebMap WFS to vector marker layer in Openlayers

Looking for minimal example/advice on getting a WFS service to show up as a vector layer with markers/icons in Openlayers map. I have created the WFS service in Geomedia WebMap 6.01.11.19 and the ...
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Check if property exists on features in layer

I was wondering if there is a good way to check to see if a property exists on a particular feature layer in GeoServer? My use case is that I have a bunch of features I want to display on a map. Some ...
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List of free WFS 2.0 clients

I have the task to provide my point observations data in the "WFS 2.0" (Web Feature Service 2.0) standard format. Are there any free, easy-to-use, desktop GIS clients or online viewers for showing ...
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How can I centralize QGIS connections for multiple QGIS installations

I have multiple computers with QGIS installed on them. I regularly use the same WMS / WFS services. Now I have to connect to these services for each QGIS installation separately. It would be great ...
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Publishing MSSQL spatial data as WFS with QGIS 2.0 results in empty layers

I am experiencing some very strange behaviour with a WFS layer served by QGIS Server through Apache, with data taken from an MSSQL table. There appears to be no problem at all getting the data into a ...
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How to use paging in a WFS query?

I am running a GetFeature request against a WFS server which does not support to download all data at once. Can I use ogc:PropertyIsGreaterThanOrEqualTo to split the dataset into chunks at download ...
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Why doesnt QGIS show the results from a WFS BBOX from a python script

I'm trying to figure out how to do get requests in QGIS using a bbox. I can get a bbox to clip a layer when I paste my uri into a browser but the EXACT same uri returns an empty layer in QGIS. A ...
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Why does QGIS appear to ignore the bbox addition to my WFS uri? [closed]

I'm pulling a WFS layer from the LINZ data service (1.0.0 and 1.1.0 complient) using a python script as follows from PyQt4.QtCore import * from PyQt4.QtGui import * from qgis.core import * sourceUri ...
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How do I limit update/insert/delete capabilities for a WMS layer in a QGIS project?

In QGIS 2.0 I have a layer based on a query to a PostgreSQL/PostGIS database and would like to serve this as a WFS layer. Users of the layer should be able to select subsets of the data based on ...
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WFS layer doesn't display in OpenLayers

I have a few layers in a PostGIS database that I serve through Geoserver and that I try to display in OpenLayers. When I had the geoserver installed on localhost, it worked flawlessly. Now that I ...
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JSONP working with Geoserver and OpenLayers

I'm in this scenario (fighting with the same origin police issue): I have a map initialized with OpenLayers and a WFS request trough the Protocol.Script object that is giving me this error: ...
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How can one read the response of a GetFeature request with Openlayers?

I am using Openlayers to send a GetFeature request to Geoserver. With the help of Firebug I can see that the response contains some of the attribute data I need. I am interested in showing some ...
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How do I define a bounding box within a WFS-request?

I need to get some data from via a WFS connection but due to the sheer size of the data, it takes for ever to load into Qgis or MapInfo. MapInfo has a feature which allows you to restrict the wfs ...
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Openlayers getFeature from WFS with Specific ID

I'm working with OpenLayers and have the NHDPlus Catchments for the North Atlantic. I have built a web mapping application in Javascript for viewing and delineating basins from these catchments, ...
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What's the correct link for adding GeoServer WFS to ArcMap?

What is the correct URL to enter in ArcCatalog WFS Parameters when adding a WFS layer from GeoServer into ArcMap? Here's a link to our Get Capabilities document: ...
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How to compose WFS GetFeature link from WMS capabilities definition?

This publication of geoinformation provides download links for GetCapabilities documents via WMS. The platform also runs a WFS service as can been seen here. I wonder if it is possbile to compose a ...
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How to provide a WFS in multiple projections

I would like to set-up an editable web feature service (WFS-T) for serving my geospatial data. The data tables are in a PostGIS database on the same server. For security reasons my server admin ...
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How to derive GetFeature URL from capabilities document?

Given this capabilities definition how can I compose a GetFeature request that downloads the actual geodata? I came up with the following URL refering to WFS 2.0.0: ...
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“Failed to get property: gid” error in geoserver sql view

I have a postgis data with 777 features. In geoserver, i created a sql view with another table. In the wms request i can see all features, in qgis also i can see all features. but in wfs output as csv ...
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Geoserver WFS gives error but return features

I've noticed that after couple of requests geoserver becomes very slow. This is how I do the WFS request : filter_buildings = new OpenLayers.Filter.FeatureId({ fids: featuresArr }); pins = new ...
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Geoserver Access-Control-Allow-Origin

I have web client on Apache and WFS service on Geoserver, both on same computer! Web client is (Apache) running on port 89, and Geoserver is running on 8181 port! I do following settings in Apache ...
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Save WFS layers multiple records with geoext editor grid

How can I save multiple records after modification with geoext editor grid? The saving is working fine if I modify only one of the records, but it fails when I try to save multiple modifications. I ...
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Why are these WMS/WFS layers not appearing in QGIS?

WFS and WMS layers are not appearing when connecting to servers. I am using QGIS 2.0 and am attempting to connect to: http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=a0ae91856e3c450996d42d53474a1cad The ...
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Draw point on google map

i try to add google map on my own wms and wfs layer. everything works but when i create point, i intersect point geometry and my geojson data. So without googlemap it was run. But when add google map, ...
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WFS, ArcGIS Server 10.2 and WFS maxFeatures?

I'm experiencing intermittent 'out of server memory' errors on our public ArcGIS Server 10.2 server. From what I can glean from the OGC documentation the server side maxfeatures parameter was only ...
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get data from WFS and present in using d3js - correct projection

I'm trying to get data for map of Poland. I found WFS service that provides GML files. It is located under: http://sdi.geoportal.gov.pl/wfs_prg/wfservice.aspx?request=getCapabilities&service=wfs ...
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overlay wfs google in openlayers

map = new OpenLayers.Map('map', options); // BASELAYER var google_maps = new OpenLayers.Layer.Google( "Google Maps", { numZoomLevels: 20 } ); var ...
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Openlayers map save feature SRID error into PostGis

OpenLayers.ProxyHost = "proxy.ashx?url="; //set up the modification tools var DeleteFeature = OpenLayers.Class(OpenLayers.Control, { initialize: function(layer, options) { ...
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openlayers set wfs layer

error Could not determine geoserver request from http request org.geoserver.platform.AdvancedDispatchFilter$AdvancedDispatchHttpRequest@74f148 wfs layer initalize ...
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Why do the components loaded by using WMS and WFS from GeoServer not the same?

I have tried to load shape files into GeoServer, but by loading into QGIS, the WMS and WFS versions are not the same. The WMS version seems like correct. They are both loaded by using WGS84. Do you ...
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What are the differences between WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS?

By looking at I do not really understand the difference of WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS. May you please explain the differences between them?
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Is WFS 2.0 fully backwards compatible with prior versions?

My team has inherited some code that claims to have been written against WFS 2.0 but we need to work with servers that support earlier versions. Does anyone know whether WFS 2.0 is backward ...
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MapServer: Default spatial filter

I have MapServer setup to display data (both WMS and WFS), however I'm having a problem adding a default filter. There's is an area on the map that users should not be able to retrieve features from. ...
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WFS Layer Not displaying in Openlayers

I've been pulling my hair out for a week trying to figure this problem out. perhaps you can help. I'm trying to display a shapefile in the browser. It works great if I use WMS, but recently I've ...
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Geoserver WFS get feature doesn't work - “SyntaxError: missing ; before statement”

I'm trying to use geoserver WFS json for creating vector layer (instead of using WMS) because this is a layer I redraw every 20 seconds. This is the code I use : function getJSON() { var ...
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Leaflet GeoJSON features not showing up in map

New to GeoServer and Leaflet...loving it so far, but I am weak in JavaScript. I have just built a simple web page that should load points from a GeoServer WFS service using GeoJson. However, even ...
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Openlayers Select Feature: avoiding the on/off aspect of selecting a feature: want to be able to click, then click again

Map here: http://tinyurl.com/potjxlu I can click an orange icon, popup appears, hit the X button to exit out of the popup.That is OK. But if I want to bring that popup again for the same point, I ...
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Creating a Clickable Map with OpenLayers?

My girlfriend is trying to create a webmap using OpenLayers that is similar to this one, which was done in ArcGIS Server. I thought I'd be able to help her as I have GIS and some coding experience but ...